Claire Greenstein

Claire Greenstein is a PhD candidate in comparative politics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is also a UNC Dissertation Completion Fellowship recipient. She was a 2015-16 Fellow in the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin.

All Work

The European Union's Bet on the Status Quo

Recent moves for regional independence show that the EU wants to avoid debates that might threaten stability.

Why Should Germans Bother to Vote?

Germany's elections on Sunday seem like a forgone conclusion—but voting can stem a far-right party's effort to gain control.

Merkel’s Murky Future

Angela Merkel's uncertain political future will have practical political effects, though no one is sure what those effects will be.